Sleep Dentistry

Sleep apnea facts

1 in 4 Men Have Sleep Apnea, and It Can Affect Your Heart

Quality sleep is important for your health and your head space. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a serious condition. It occurs when the airway becomes constricted during sleep, causing the sleeper to jolt awake suddenly. This condition is very common, affecting 1 in 4 men and 1 in 10 women.  You could be…
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Bruxism and sleep apnea connection

Sleep Apnea and Nighttime Bruxism: What’s the Connection?

Can’t sleep at night? Bruxism and sleep apnea may be your hidden enemies. Do you feel as though you went through your life tired, exhausted, mildly sleep deprived, and relied on caffeine to get you through your full work schedule… only to find that during retirement, you’re tired and no longer have the energy for…
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Get better sleep with stress management

How to Manage Stress and Get Better Sleep in 5 Easy Steps

Improving Your Health and Sleep with Stress Management Although it may sound strange at first, stress has its benefits in small doses. It’s designed to help us react, survive, and learn from events that cause stress, so it can improve our performance, alertness, and memory.  Despite this, large or extended amounts of stress are more…
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Dental appliances for sleep apnea

Do Dental Appliances for Sleep Apnea Actually Work?

Sleep Apnea Relief with Oral Appliances Sleep apnea is a condition that affects roughly 22 million people. This sleep disorder has long been managed with the use of CPAP therapy and the nightly use of a machine to keep your airways open. However, CPAP machines aren’t the only treatment option available for patients with obstructive…
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All I Want for Christmas Is a Good Night’s Sleep

We need our sleep. Sleep helps control our weight and metabolism, helps us keep our mood in check, helps prevent cardiovascular diseases, keeps our immune systems in working order, and even makes us smarter! No matter how many things we have to do on our to-do list, if rest isn’t on it, chances are that…
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8 Ways a Lack of Sleep Affects Your Whole Body

Why Sleep Is Important for Overall Health Did you know that one of the most important things you can do to improve your whole-body health is to get more sleep? The quality and quantity of sleep you get directly impact your physical body and your mental health drastically. When you get quality sleep every night,…
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